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Anita Lee Blair

Miss Anita Blair
Full Name: Anita Lee Blair
Birth date: September 8, 1916
Death date: August 25, 2010

Terms of Service

  • House, 53rd Legislature
    1/13/1953 - 1/11/1955

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles


Other Resources

  • Photo and biographical sketch, pp. 130-133. Birth date 9/8/1916. With Maud Isaacks, one of the first two women to serve in the Texas House from the same district at the same time. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999 2000.
  • "Anita Blair Has Reason for Safety," 1/28/1953. "According to the American Foundation for the blind, she is the first blind woman elected to public office." Dallas Morning News .
  • Blair, Anita Lee. Texas State Cemetery .
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